This course examines the process of aging. Physical, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual aspects of aging are examined within the context of the family and society. Advanced theoretical concepts of aging will be examined using the nursing process. The course will also present the unique healthcare needs of the older adult and introduce students to how nursing approaches manage those needs. Ethical and legal issues related to the nursing care of older adults are explored.
Prerequisite or corequisite: NUR 3825. All prerequisites must be passed with a grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Typically Offered:Offered as Needed
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
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institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.